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Jones: ‘I’m too old to be full of it’

TORONTO (AP) — Quincy Jones says reports that the Eagles “Greatest Hits” passing Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” as the most selling album of all time are “bull.”

The legendary producer of “Thriller” in an interview says his album with Jackson has sold 150 million copies worldwide. Global sales figures are difficult to verify, though estimates suggest “Thriller” remains the best-selling album globally.

Last month, the Recording Industry Association of America announced that the Eagles’ “Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975” has sold 38 million copies in the United States, surpassing the long-held record of “Thriller.” Jackson’s album has sold 33 million copies domestically, said RIAA.

Today, Netflix will release the documentary “Quincy,” co-directed by Jones’ daughter Rashida Jones.

Pitt’s foundation sues NOLA architect

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Actor Brad Pitt’s foundation has sued a New Orleans architect, saying defective design work led to leaks and other flaws in homes built for residents of an area that was among the hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina.

News outlets report the lawsuit filed Tuesday says damages caused by architect John C. Williams could cost Pitt’s Make It Right foundation more than $15 million.

The foundation says Williams was responsible for several failures to adequately waterproof the structures. The lawsuit says Williams’ attempts at repairs were largely a failure. Williams didn’t immediately return a request for comment.

Construction of the homes in Lower 9th Ward began in 2008. But water intrusion began cropping up in the first homes within a year of their completion and construction was discontinued in 2016.

By Josh Bovee

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